Just Duffy
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Canongate Books, 2010.
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9781847674586

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Robin Jenkins., & Robin Jenkins|AUTHOR. (2010). Just Duffy . Canongate Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robin Jenkins and Robin Jenkins|AUTHOR. 2010. Just Duffy. Canongate Books.

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Robin Jenkins and Robin Jenkins|AUTHOR. Just Duffy Canongate Books, 2010.

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Robin Jenkins, and Robin Jenkins|AUTHOR. Just Duffy Canongate Books, 2010.

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